437076: Alexander The Great Alexander The Great
By Peggy Pancella / Heinemann Raintree

Learn about Alexander the Great; where and when he lived, and why he is famous. Read about his family, childhood, friends, rivals, and enemies. Explore his achievements and discover how we know about them. Boxes throughout the book give interesting insights into daily life - for those in power and for ordinary people as well. The boxes focus on clothes, food, buildings, toys, technology, and religion.Recommended for ages 8 to 12.

22792: Ancient Greece, Thematic Unit Ancient Greece, Thematic Unit
By Teacher Created Resources

Thematic Units make planning unit studies easy! Integrating cross-curricular topics with different works of literature, students will learn through reading, writing, listening, illustrating, and many hands-on activities. With units involving language arts, math, social studies, science, arts and crafts, movement and life skills, students will study both in-depth and with enthusiasm! Based upon well-received children's books, each section includes a summary, sample weekly plan, and overview of activities with ideas for setting the stage and enjoying the book. Cross-curricular step-by-step activities, reproducible blackline masters, worksheets, activities, and reinforcement exercises follow. Perfect for an enjoyable and simple-to-use thematic study for both student and teacher! 80 reproducible pages, softcover. Answers included. Grades 5-8.

This Thematic Unit focuses on Ancient Greece and uses the book Ancient Greece by Anne Pearson.

Preview these Amazon books using the links below.

Alexander the Great: Ancient King and Conqueror
by Katie Marsico (selected pages)

Alexander the Great: The Life of a King and Conqueror
by Rob Shone, Anita Ganeri, Chris Odgers (selected pages)

Alexander the Great: World Conqueror
by Michael Burgan (selected pages)

Sterling Point Books: Alexander the Great
by John Gunther (selected pages)

The Conquests of Alexander the Great
by Alison Behnke (selected pages)

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